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Saturday, May 25

Yard-Sale Style Art Show: Fog in a Jar & Transamerica Ice Sculpture | Hayes Valley
Saturday, May 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free; artists works will be for sale.
| Proxy
Yard-Sale Style Art Show: Fog in a Jar & Transamerica Ice Sculpture | Hayes Valley

Join an art exhibit, yard-sale style, featuring all things temporary and where works will investigate the idea of impermanence, the fleeting, being present and seizing the moment.
Come to Proxy in Hayes Valley and see an ice sculpture of the Transamerica tower slowly melt as the …

Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walgreens (Polk St)
Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF

The Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” bus will be serving free samples of a variety of items to celebrate the fresh food offerings available at Walgreens stores. The samples will be given from a custom-made, 40 foot bus that will be visiting select locations and special events ...

Treasure Island Flea: 2nd Anniversary Party | Saturday
Treasure Island Flea: 2nd Anniversary Party | Saturday

Treasure Island Flea is turning two on May 25-26, 2013 (Memorial Day Weekend) so FunCheap is helping celebrating by throwing a mini-carnival.
TREASURE ISLAND FLEA | 2ND BIRTHDAY PARTY
May 25-26, 2013 (10 am-4 pm)
The Great Lawn, Treasure Island, SF
$3 Admission
EXCLUSIVE FUNCHEAP FREEBIES FOR RSVPS
RSVP on Facebook …

Oakland’s Churches & Temples: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013
Oakland's Churches & Temples: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2013. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. The six-month long tour season ensures ample opportunity to take in ...

Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The morning’s focus is on the valley’s commerce, transportation, and development, including a foray through Little Hollywood and ending at Silvestri’s showroom.
May 2013 …

Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Craftsman, English Tudor, Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival… you’ll see all these styles and more strolling through this west side neighborhood of 650 cozy bungalows built for middle class San Franciscans in the early 20th century.
May 2013 Tours:

Saturday, May 11 at 10 am
Saturday, May 25 at 10 …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | SF

Chef Rick Koplau is the chef de cuisine at Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa, and Casino.
Koplau is originally from the Northern Cascades and grew up in a small farming community. Surrounded by a wide variety of fresh ingredients, he …

Market to Table: Chef Charles Phan Interview, Demo & Tastings | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
Market to Table: Chef Charles Phan Interview, Demo & Tastings | SF

Saturday, May 25th: Charles Phan - Owner and Executive Chef of The Slanted Door, Heaven’s Dog, Out the Door, The Academy Cafe, Greencap Catering, The Moss Room, and Hardwater

March Against Monsanto | Union Square to Ferry Plaza
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
March Against Monsanto | Union Square to Ferry Plaza

Join the global movement against wacky GMO and patented food at the San Francisco March Against Monsanto starting at 11 am in Union Square on May 25, 2013.
There will be marches happening on the same day all over the world – from SF to Spain to …

Heritage Sites Walking Tour | Presidio
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested to rsvp@presidiotrust.gov.
| Montgomery Street Barracks
Heritage Sites Walking Tour | Presidio

Come explore the changes that are being made on the Presidio’s Main Post. Presidio Trust specialists will discuss transformations including the Main Parade lawn, the Officers’ Club rehabilitation, and the interpretive adobe walls being constructed along Mesa Street.
Free, but an RSVP is requested to rsvp@presidiotrust.gov.
This program …

2013 Champions League Final Watch Party: German Food & Beer | Inner Richmond
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 cover, includes one beer and a raffle ticket. Extra raffle tickets are $5 per person.
| Steins German Sports Bar
2013 Champions League Final Watch Party: German Food & Beer | Inner Richmond

Get the full German experience as Steins German Sports Bar watches two of the best German teams, Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund as they go head to head for the Official UEFA Champions League Final 2013 at Wembley Stadium. The game starts at 11:45 am.
$8 …

2013 Champions League Final: Dortmund v. Bayern | Shanghai Kelly’s
Saturday, May 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Shanghai Kelly's
2013 Champions League Final: Dortmund v. Bayern | Shanghai Kelly's

The UEFA Champions League is wrapping up with an all-German showdown as Borussia Dortmund meet FC Bayern München at Wembley Stadium in London.
This occasion means lots of beer, food and screaming fans all over Europe, and Shanghai Kelly will uphold the tradition with their annual party …

German Beer & Sausage Festival | SoMa
Saturday, May 25 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP - Bring money for food and drinks.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
German Beer & Sausage Festival | SoMa

Grab some German lager, grub on schnitzel and sausages from a bevy of food trucks, listen to some traditional German music, and watch live German soccer on the TVs.
FREE – RSVP on Facebook
Settle in to watch the all-German final of the 2013 UEFA Champions League on five …

Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| New Karibbean City
Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland

Join Sistas-Wit-Style for free Caribbean dance classes to get you ready for San Francisco Carnival held annually on Memorial Day weekend. Free, but an RSVP is required. Classes take place from noon to 2 pm every Saturday at New Karibbean City (1408 Webster Ave., Oakland). Their goal is ...

Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Classic Cars West
Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland

Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland.  Every Saturday from noon ’til dusk, the event will feature a rotating pop-up food menu from local purveyors and craft beer by Oakland’s ...

Clitoral Mass: Women’s Bike Ride, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt
Clitoral Mass: Women's Bike Ride, Yoga & DJs | Oakland

In 2013, six cities including Oakland, LA, Chicago, NYC, Atlanta and Toronto will participate in a six city Clitoral Mass.
Oakland will celebrate with a pre-ride yoga session and an after-party with DJs and food.
Noon: Pre-Ride Activities
Lake Merrit Pillars (577 Grand Ave)

Safety checks and minor repairs
Yoga for …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered. The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who ...

Free Jazz & Blues Concert in the Park: Red Hot Skillet Lickers | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, May 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Free Jazz & Blues Concert in the Park: Red Hot Skillet Lickers | Yerba Buena Gardens

The Queen of classic jazz and blues is back with her “little big band,” the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, featuring the sensational Big Bones, one of the world’s great blues harmonica players.
Lavay Smith’s all-star 7-piece band will perform a wide selection of instrumental and vocal …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The afternoon tour concentrates on community life – including Eichler housing, a Julia Morgan church, landscaped greenways, and more – in the “Valley …

Roots & Rhythm: “The Soul Kitchen” All Vinyl Edition | Amoeba SF
Saturday, May 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Amoeba Music (SF)
Roots & Rhythm:

Join Amoeba SF from 2-5 pm on Saturday, May 25, 2013, as DJ Harry Duncan kicks off Memorial Day weekend with an All Vinyl Special Edition of the Roots & Rhythm Series.
Duncan’s award-winning In The Soul Kitchen music mix — with a wide variety of …

Acoustic Concert: Multi-instrumentalists, James+Christie | Westfield Centre
Saturday, May 25 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Westfield San Francisco Centre
Acoustic Concert: Multi-instrumentalists, James+Christie | Westfield Centre

Hailing from sleepy suburbs of Arizona and Maryland, James+Christi are a multi-instrumentalist duo now proud to make music in the best city in the world, San Francisco.

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Saturday, May 25 – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
| The Riptide
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab. When O-69 gets called, everyone playing ...

East Bay on the Brain: Quarterly Lit Reading | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Layover
East Bay on the Brain: Quarterly Lit Reading | Oakland

East Bay on the Brain Readers | May 25, 2013

Michael David Lukas
Jason Schenheit
Jenn Scott
Christian Simonsen
Parker Tettleton

City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
Saturday, May 25 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.
| Lands End (Pt. Lobos)
City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End

On May 25, 2013 join the SF Amateur Astronomers for the “Dance of the Planets” to observe Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury all within the field of a typical pair of binoculars

Mission United: Hard French, MOM & Space Cowboys DJs | Public Works
Mission United: Hard French, MOM & Space Cowboys DJs | Public Works

Public Works is rallying the Carnaval crowd on Saturday, May 25, 2013 for Mission United, a night of food, art, sounds, style and philanthropy benefiting some of its favorite Mission nonprofits including SFGoodwill.
Free before 9:30 pm when you bring a donation of gently used clothes, …

Every Saturday

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Every Saturday – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Comedian Johan Miranda presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every Saturday night at Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley.
This free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ dance party.

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